Recipe for the Perfect Alberta Fishing Trip

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Travel Alberta curated the perfect Alberta experience, catch and release fly fishing! High-quality guides, an amazing destination, and a few traditional Canadian surprises made the experience extra special! We were attending Go Media, an international travel conference hosted by Destination Canada. Day one was all about getting to know the region we were in and [...]

Roadtripin’ Through The Canadian Badlands

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]From cowboy hats to camping, to living the lake life, we were very fortunate to have the opportunity to experience the diversity of what Calgary has to offer, set against the picture-perfect backdrop of the Alberta countryside. Whether you’re interested in seeing a one-of-a-kind event, taking a trip down memory lane or living the lake [...]

Surfing, Snorkeling, and SUP at Lake Newell

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Until recently, I certainly hadn’t heard of Lake Newell. It’s one of southern Alberta's largest and warmest man-made lakes and, frankly, one of its’ best kept secrets! If you’re looking to live the lake life this is a true “prairie paradise”. Located two hours south of Calgary, the clear warm waters are perfect for canoeing, [...]

Strathmore Stampede

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]How many Stampedes does Calgary have? If you answered one then you are missing out. The Strathmore Stampede has been around since 1966 and runs annually on August long weekend and is home to Running with the Bulls, CPRA Pro Rodeo, and World Professional Chuckwagon races. We hit the road bright and early to get [...]

Camping in the Canadian Badlands

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Distracted by the picture perfect scenery of the yellow canola fields as they contrasted against the bright indigo blue sky, we drove through rural range Alberta roads to Pine Lake, and the Spruce Bay Summer Resort. Sasha hadn’t been camping since she was a kid, and her and her sister went on an adventure to [...]

Banff Gondola Family Experience: The Best Views of the Canadian Rockies

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]One of the best excursions in Banff is a trip up Sulphur Mountain via the Banff Gondola. After soaring to the top of the mountain, 2,281 metres above sea level, you'll be surrounded by six scenic mountain ranges. These 360 degree views also include the breathtaking town of Banff, the Bow River and many lakes [...]

Education & Entertainment with Parks Xplorers Program

  Every once in a while I come across a program so amazing that I am thankful that I have a soapbox to stand on and tell everyone about it! If you haven’t heard of the Explorer’s Program offered by Parks Canada listen up, this is by far one of the most educational and fun [...]

How to Pack for a Road Trip

Road trip season is OFFICIALLY HERE! Are you looking for some new tips and tricks to help you cram everything you need into the car for your next adventure? Here's how to pack for a road trip in a way to get you on the road FAST! 1. Print off my "Ultimate Camping Checklist" [...]

Go Glamping in Canada!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Canada is world-renowned for it's breathtaking scenery and stunning landscapes. With 9.9 million square kilometres of forests, mountain, rivers, streams and rolling hills to explore, Canada has somewhere for everyone. Experience glamping in Canada now! If you love the outdoors but aren’t a fan of “roughing it” in the bush, we’ve put together a list [...]

I said I wanted an adventure… #2015roadtrip

My crazy idea started just after New Year's. 2014 brought an absence to our social circle as we had a lot of close friends move. My family has always lived on the other side of the mountains and we had gone through a holiday season of missing everyone. As I looked forward to summer reunions [...]

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